Are Your Fish Sick?

Written by Lee Dobbins

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If your fish seem like they are gasping for air, this could be simply due to lack of oxygen inrepparttar water and not necessarily a disease. You could add an airstone to see if that helpsrepparttar 146664 problem. Make sure you do not overcrowdrepparttar 146665 tank with too many fish.

If you see your fish scraping itself againsrepparttar 146666 bottom ofrepparttar 146667 tank orrepparttar 146668 decorations, itís possible that he has a parasite called Flukes. These attackrepparttar 146669 gills and skin and are rather difficult to get rid of once your tank is infected. Again, poor water quality will make this much worse. They do sell medication forrepparttar 146670 tank and you may be able to clear it up if you treatrepparttar 146671 tank atrepparttar 146672 first sign of trouble.

Rotting fins are sometimes seen ifrepparttar 146673 fish is under stress and also ifrepparttar 146674 water quality is substandard. It is a bacteria that is attackingrepparttar 146675 fins and you must treatrepparttar 146676 tank atrepparttar 146677 first sign of this problem. If possible, isolaterepparttar 146678 affected fish to another tank to preventrepparttar 146679 bacteria from spreading.

To insure that you always have healthy fish, you should keeprepparttar 146680 tank clean and religiously perform partial water changes. This will not only keep your fish happy but will make for a better looking tank as well!

Lee Dobbins is a pet lover and owner of where you can learn to setup your freshwater aquarium. Find out more about fish disease at

Scottish Terrier Rescue - For the Love of Scotties

Written by Jeff Cuckson

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These are usually found in major metropolitan areas aroundrepparttar country. Your local Humane Society can often refer you to purebred dog rescue groups, as can their national organization, The Humane Society ofrepparttar 146663 United States. Try looking in your local paper for dog rescue groups, or onrepparttar 146664 internet.

When you find your Scottish Terrier rescue organization, expect to go through an application process before you can get a dog. There may be adoption fees for your terrier, and most organizations will expect you to immediately spay or neuterrepparttar 146665 dog if it has not already been. Some breed representatives have waiting lists, but if you are patient, there should be a Scottish Terrier for you to rescue.

(Disclaimer: Any information contained in this site relating to various medical, health and fitness conditions of Westies or other animals and their treatments is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute forrepparttar 146666 advice provided by your own veterinarian. You should not userepparttar 146667 information contained herein for diagnosingrepparttar 146668 health of any animal. You should always consult and check with your own vet or veterinarian.)

I do hope that you have foundrepparttar 146669 article of use to you.

Good health and happiness

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